Wisconsin Fishing Reports

Wisconsin Outdoor News Fishing Report – Jan. 26, 2018

ASHLAND AREA Fishing on Chequamegon Bay remained mostly stable last week, with warmer temperatures bringing anglers out in full force. Ice conditions changed following strong northwest winds. Some ice broke up off Bodin’s and a big pressure crack developed between Houghton Point and Long Island. There are trucks going out off the Ashland side of the bay, but as always,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Fishing Report – Dec. 1, 2017

ASHLAND AREA Anglers can find some good fishing on Lake Superior and Chequamegon Bay if they can dodge the weather. Bring cold-weather gear. Brown trout, splake, and a few cohos are finally showing up off the Onion and Sioux rivers. Most anglers who were reporting success are flat-lining shad-style crankbaits. The tributary river fishing  season closed Nov. 15 – and…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Fishing Report – Oct. 20, 2017

ASHLAND AREA Chequamegon Bay water temperatures are finally dropping into the 50s and the fish are responding. Smallie fishing picked up last week as fish started to school in some of their normal fall haunts. Anglers reported success on suckers, though ripping jigging spoons is effective at times. Walleye anglers drifting suckers are catching fish on drops into the channel…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Fishing Report – Sept. 22, 2017

ASHLAND AREA Fall-like weather started to drop water temperatures, and cohos and brown trout became more prevalent in the Apostle Islands and inside Chequamegon Bay. Anglers are working the triangle from Houghton Point to Long Island to Pikes, running spoons and crankbaits on downriggers, Dipsey divers, and lead-core lines. Fish are suspending at about 20 feet over 60-foot depths, but…